Self-Study English Grammar Quizzes HTML-Only Quizzes Grammar | Places | Vocabulary | Idioms | Homonyms | Scrambled Words | Misc. Activities for ESL Students has over 1,000 activities to help you study English as a Second Language. This project of The Internet TESL Journal has contributions by many teachers.
Synonyms which are really needed . . . a list on 1 page List of Synonmys A collection of important synonyms grouped in categories: for teachers, writers and students of English alike. Important Synonyms - Popular words to use instead Common Synonyms — sorted by Category These lists also contain examples for the most common 100 words or so; however, the intention is not to replace a thesaurus. Super Simple Songs Thanks for checking out the Super Simple Songs™ YouTube Channel! Subscribe here: We create easy-to-teach, easy-to-learn, super fun songs for children. Our videos are intended for teachers and parents of young learners with developing speaking skills, ideal for sharing with Pre-K children and younger, young ESL/EFL learners, and children with special needs. The songs are appropriately paced for children with developing motor skills, and full of room for gestures and dancing to help kids interact with the lyrics.
9 Word Cloud Generators That Aren't Wordle The use of word clouds in the classroom is a powerful way to really get through to visual learners. The details about the following nine word cloud generators will give you a fair idea how, as an educator, you can get the best out of them. A quick note: Wordle is quite easily the most popular word cloud generator out there. It’s free and easy to use. It does require Java though so Chrome users might have some trouble. How to Express and Accept an Apology in the English Language Leon Uris, an American novelist, once wrote that the ability of a person to atone has always been the most remarkable of human features. Indeed, expressing an apology - and accepting one - is an important aspect of human behaviour. We are expected to apologize when we have upset someone or caused them trouble in one way or another. The British like saying sorry a lot, even when an apology isn't really necessary or when they don't really mean it. In his article ''Being British is Always Saying You're Sorry,'' (published in Mail Online, 2008) the well-known British novelist, playwright and columnist Keith Waterhouse humorously wrote the following: ''May I offer a tip to the would-be Brits? If you want to earn your passport, don't worry about the words of the national anthem nobody in Government does or which way to hang the Union Jack.
25 maps that explain the English language by Libby Nelson on March 3, 2015 English is the language of Shakespeare and the language of Chaucer. It's spoken in dozens of countries around the world, from the United States to a tiny island named Tristan da Cunha. It reflects the influences of centuries of international exchange, including conquest and colonization, from the Vikings through the 21st century.
10 Ways to Use Technology to Build Vocabulary Click the "References" link above to hide these references. Adesope, O.O., Lavin, T., Thompson, T., & Ungerleider, C. (2010). A systematic review and meta-analysis of the cognitive correlates of bilingualism. Review of Educational Research, 80(2), 207-245. doi:10.3102/0034654310368803 Baumann, J.F., & Kame'enui, E.J. 12 Different Ways to Say “Cool” Posted on 29. Jan, 2013 by Adir in Intermediário Download audio “This is awesome,” Cameron thought to himself as he looked from his balcony at the sick ocean view in front of him. Just one week ago he was living in a favella—in the ghetto—wondering if he would live until the end of the week. He couldn’t believe how bad ass he was feeling now, chillin’ at the top of his bitchin’ apartment in Rio de Janeiro.
Classroom PowerPoint Games and Resources from uncw.edu/EdGames No preparation required, just have a sheet of vocabulary or review questions in your hand. Simply click "Spin the Wheel" and total up the points in the columns on the right. The Big Wheel Elementary is the same except that it has smaller numbers on the wheel. Photo two below is the regular wheel, and photo three is the elementary wheel version.. (Whole Class Participation Game) Instructions and Tutorials
21 Digital Tools to Build Vocabulary l Dr. Kimberly's Literacy Blog If you follow this blog, you know that I believe effective vocabulary instruction is just about the most important instructional activity for teachers to get right. For lots of reasons. Vocabulary influences fluency, comprehension, and student achievement. How’s that for starters?
Six Wonderful Sites to Help you Write, Speak and Sound Better I’m not a native speaker. Even though I read, write, work and I would almost dare say live and dream in English, I haven’t learned the language from birth and sometimes have moments of self-doubt. These websites I am going to share in this post have been an invaluable help. Blog de Cristina is also on Facebook. FOLLOW IT! ♥Howjsay and Forvo: The world’s largest dictionaries of English Pronunciation WebCorp: The Web as Corpus WebCorp Live lets you access the Web as a corpus - a large collection of texts from which examples of real language use can be extracted. More... Have you tried WebCorp LSE?
Furniture Topic for ESL Kids furniture topic Learn and practise English vocabulary connected with the theme Furniture: armchair, bed, bookcase, chair, cupboard, desk, sofa, stool, table, wardrobe. The Furniture Unit contains materials to introduce, practise and revise new vocabulary. You can work through the topic-unit in any order feeting your needs, but we recommend this way: